Finance Manager (Financial Reporting & Tax ) |Banking - 1 year

Location Singapore, Singapore
Discipline Accounting & Audit
Job Reference GF01_1563446295
Salary Negotiable
Consultant Name Marcojos Mary Grace Perez
Consultant Email
Consultant Contact No. 65515589
EA License No. 02C3423
Consultant Registration No. R1110449

Finance Manager (Financial Reporting & Tax ) |Banking - 1 year contract

Principal responsibilities

  • Act as the gate keeper of financial information on financial systems, ensuring robust underlying information used for financial, statutory and regulatory reporting of Singapore based insurance entity
  • Discharge the responsibilities as 2LOD (leader on duty); provide quality and documented challenge through ARCC and other sources to demonstrate an effective 2nd LOD in Finance and call out where 1st LOD control failures impact Financial & Regulatory reporting
  • Ensure month end, quarter end & year-end controllership, Group & Regulatory reporting processes are completed within the tight deadlines defined by Corporate / Regulator. Simplify & Deliver solutions that balance quality of close, disclosure, cost, time and operational risk
  • Facilitate change and work closely with the business (Investment, COO, Products, Distribution) and other teams within Finance to understand the accounting/ reporting implication of the new initiatives / projects, and ensure the timely implementation of such changes from finance perspective
  • Robustly reviewing current accounting and reporting practice and procedures, identify and implement initiatives for continuous improvement
  • Ensuring consistency in the application of IFRS and group accounting policies for the business, working closely with the CFO, the Bank's local/regional finance teams, and Group Insurance Head Office
  • Lead for the regulatory and direct & indirect corporate tax matters for the Company; Will need to liaise with the regulators including tax authorities
  • Provide leadership to & manage flexible working teams of both on and off shore resources


  • At least 5 years of relevant experience in Financial Reporting.
  • Knowledge and understanding of major technical components of the insurance balance sheet and their dynamics
  • Knowledge of Insurance accounting or reporting with proven track record in Finance
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to manage multiple stakeholders (internal and external) and conflicting priorities
  • Strong sense of risk management and controls balanced along with commercial acumen
  • Reviewing of group reconciliation and financial reports periodically
  • Knowledge in IFRS

Mary Grace Perez Marcojos EA License No. 02C3423 Personnel Registration No. R1110449